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1116728 tn?1276797124

over emotional?

hi again do any of u ever experience getting over emotional and cry n shout at that person wen some ones just askin u questions but u think they are picking on u?
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585414 tn?1288941302
No but that was very common in me before I had my current recovery from schizoaffective disorder. Not so much crying as angry aggressive behavior. If I was off a mood stabilizer (which I need alongside the antipsychotic agent I take which is in Phase II FDA study, being that I have schizoaffective) it would re-emerge. In my case there's the matter of reality testing but also thinking about a non emotional way to handle a potentially emotional situation which I seem to have began to understand but takes a while to develop.
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1116728 tn?1276797124
thanx for that hun!x i have been over emotional all my life
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539549 tn?1315981662
I don't typicaly cry but sometimes I get irratated or really hurt when other people give me advice.....
particularly advice I have already tried before. I just think things like yeah ppppppffffffff like I haven't already thought of that. And then I generally feel a bit judged or embaressed for a while afterwards
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Uh sort of.  I wouldn't get emotional like that but I might freak out and panic and probably get psychotic on top of that sometimes.  Like for example I thought this doctor was accusing me of taking more of the drugs she gave me than I was supposed to when she just accidentally didn't give me enough and I ran out before she expected.  I think about it now and the tone of voice was normal and she didn't say anything to accuse me of that and such but when I heard what she said I guess my imagination kicked in and made up things.
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1116728 tn?1276797124
i get over emotional when i think my stepdad is accusing me of some thing then i start to get irritated and anger sets in and i think that starts him off n he starts on me n i end up shaking and crying then i lock myself in the bathroom and start cutting myself
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952564 tn?1268368647
Overemotional is my middle name, actually.... okay, not really, but I feel like it sometimes.

I cry almost every day at least 1 time and often more. Lots of things can make me cry. Some of these things come from my past trauma, if I see or hear something that reminds me of it I will break down and just start crying. Otherwise anything that upsets me can set me off. I cry when I'm happy, I cry when I'm sad, I cry when I'm angry, I cry when I'm frustrated. I don't know where I keep all these tears, you'd think I'd be dried out I cry so much. But even as a little kid everyone used to tell me, "You're too sensitive," or "You're a drama queen," or "You're too emotional." I'm actually not a drama queen, I hate drama! I just cry too easily.

When things are really bad, that's when I explode and have an emotional erruption and that's when things are dangerous for me. I try not to hit that ledge, and I usually don't, but sometimes if the stress is too high, it just happens.
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completely get where your coming phone and relate to this totally I was always called  a drama queen over-emotional or too sensitive.

I get easily irritated when people don't do what they say there going to do etc.
I get offended really easily, things that people would shrug off I worry about for days.
It takes a lot for me to explode (once every year) but when I do people know to move out of my way and run for cover. I cannot control it and its just not me.

I cry when I am happy, sad, worried, hear a song I like. I think many people with mental health ( mines Bipolar 2 ) have the same feelings.

We all need to stick together and speak freely about this and continue to lift the shame and guilt from people suffering with any sort of MH.

Always hear if you need an ear :)
925572 tn?1246540031
i get emotional all the time,,,,,,,,,,,,,some month are ok i do not cry much other month like now i cry on a daily basis,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

i cannot keep an argument ,,even a nice one i feel so stressed and leave before  i cry in fornt of people,,,,,,,,,,,,,,i shout at family members when discussing anything or asking some questions,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,i over react and panic a lotttttttttttttt

if am having a discussion with a stranger i try to suppress my feeling and i end up with muscle contraction like my arm and shoulder like today and it take me from 3 days to a 15 days to loosen again

i hate being over emotional and worried like this but cannot help it right now,,,,it feels so bad not to be in control of my emotions and actions like this,,people think am weak:(
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1116728 tn?1276797124
its weird enit how little things can set u off on an emotional rollercoster. my heads every were 2nite ima have to rite 2mar or somthing. thanx 4 ur insites tho
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Do you ever find that you end up being a little paranoid along with being over emotional? That's the problem that I have, I get paranoid that I'm being weighed and measured and get defensive and over emotional because I feel like evryone thinks I'm "lesser" somehow.
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1542957 tn?1305078438
if I know the person is being like that on purpose..asking questions just to prove a point against me, then that would make me angry, then most likly after being really angry, it would turn to crying and screaming if the person didn't relent and back down. I don't do well with a person when they are not on my side.
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I get over emotional too. Mostly when I feel someone is not listening to my point. I raise my voice without realizing it and things spiral out of control fast. I normally can't have a lot of conversations on controversial or deeply personal subjects. When I am not seeing eye to eye with the other person then the conversations just lead to embarrassing displays of insults and yelling. I learned to stay silent or walk away from these kind of troubles. I don't need heavy discussions in my life like that. I would rather educate myself alone with books and online articles then debate...debate always triggers me to anger, Every single time!!
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Because educating yourself doesn't test if you actually learned correctly, it would be nice to be able to discuss.  It shows us if we've internalized things correctly.  Shows us our flaws.  You can't know that if you never put your ideas out there.  Have you ever tried to learn in therapy why you might be doing this?  I'm guessing it's insecurity, just based on me and others I've known who argue too much -- hearing our own voices kind of confirms to us we're not idiots by not sounding like one.  Not that it's necessary for existence, but there's a reason why in school you have questioning and discussion and tests -- shows if you've gotten it.  Peace.
That volatility is hard on everyone waydays.  I'm sorry that is going on.  I think that understanding this about ourselves is helfpul.  There is something too to think about which is to slow down your reactions.  Instead of going from 0 to 5 in a matter of seconds, breath, count, do something to slow down the reaction so that it doesn't get to yelling.  
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